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Barley Water

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Ingredients
  Pearl barley 1 Ounce
  Water 1 Pint
  Sugar To Taste
  Flavorings To Taste
  Lemon 1 (use grated rind and juice)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Thoroughly wash the barley.

MAKING
2 In a pan add barley with water.
3 Add in very thinly peeled rind of the lemon, if desired.
4 Gradually bring to a boil.

SERVING
5 If using as a cooling drink, immediately strain over the sugar and lemon juice. Serve hot or cold.
6 If using as a soothing drink for complaints of the digestive tract, stew for about 1 hour, strain and sweeten.

TIP
Barley water can be kept for a few hours only.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Ingredient: 
Barley
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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